Def Jam

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Suzi Wu’s Just Been Signed to Def Jam and Here’s Her New Video

“Highway” is about roads, UK rave culture and everything in between.
Daisy Jones
3.22.19
Noisey News

A New $5 Million Lawsuit Allegedly Accuses Russell Simmons of Rape

Filmmaker Jennifer Jarosik reportedly filed the case against the music mogul on Wednesday.
Noisey UK Staff
1.25.18
Noisey News

Four More Women Come Forward to Accuse Russell Simmons of Rape

Separate stories in the New York Times and Los Angeles Times allege a "pattern of violent sexual behaviour" by Simmons that ran across four decades.
Alex Robert Ross
12.15.17
Noisey News

Russell Simmons Steps Down From His Companies After More Assault Claims

"The companies will now be run by a new and diverse generation of extraordinary executives who are moving the culture and consciousness forward," he said in a statement.
Lauren O'Neill
12.1.17
Noisey News

Russell Simmons Responds to Sexual Assault Claims

He issued a lengthy statement late Wednesday, following allegations made over the weekend.
Noisey UK Staff
11.23.17
Noisey News

Def Jam Co-Founder Russell Simmons Accused of Sexual Assault

In a piece published this morning, The Los Angeles Times reports that Simmons raped then-17-year-old model Keri Claussen Khalighi in 1991.
Alex Robert Ross
11.20.17
Noisey News

Eminem's Manager Paul Rosenberg Will Be CEO of Def Jam

Reports say he'll assume a top executive position in 2018.
Noisey Staff
8.4.17
Holy Shit

Apparently the Original Version of Kanye’s “Runaway” Was 20 Minutes Long

A former Def Jam intern says he witnessed Ye make everyone listen to 'MBDTF' in a suit.
Lawrence Burney
5.31.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Alessia Cara Perform "Scars for Your Beautiful" and "River of Tears" on SNL

Boy, that's one teary ballad.
Alex Robert Ross
2.6.17
Guitar Moves

Guitar Moves with Scarface

Matt Sweeney sits down with the legendary Houston rapper to discuss his love of guitars.
Noisey Staff
10.6.16
Photos

Bibi Bourelly Launches Single "Perfect" with a Love-in and a Performance on Colbert

Check out her performance of "Perfect" plus exclusive pics from last night's party.
Noisey Staff
6.30.16
Internet Exploring

Jeremih Voices Frustration to Def Jam: "Y'all Don't Even Deserve My Voice"

The Chicago-based singer shared his concerns on Twitter over the weekend in regards to his record label's rollout of 'Late Nights: The Album.'
John Hill
12.14.15
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